The Secretary of State’s Office has recently received complaints regarding potentially fraudulent business filings made with our office. We have referred those complaints to the Attorney General’s Office. If you become aware of any suspicious activity, please contact our office immediately via telephone at (601) 359-1633 or via electronic mail at CustomerService@sos.ms.gov.​

The Business Services Division processes the formation of Mississippi corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and other business and non-profit entities. It also grants certificates of authority for foreign companies who wish to do business in the State of Mississippi. Liens under the Uniform Commercial Code are filed with this division.

The Business Services Division also regulates and approves all notaries public in the State of Mississippi. Mississippi Trademark applications are also registered here.

If you have any questions or need any assistance, please feel free to call us at 601-359-1633 and speak with one of our expert customer service representatives.


Baylea Blough
Assistant Secretary of State
Business Services & Regulation

125 S.Congress Street
Jackson, MS 39201

P.O. Box 136
Jackson, MS 39205-0136